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The first contemporary biographical study of Gough Whitlam from his childhood in Canberra, his extensive war service and marriage to Margaret. This book draws upon the author's unprecedented access to archival material and interviews with family and colleagues and with Gough himself.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780522855111
ISBN-10: 0522855113
Format: Hardback
(242mm x 163mm x 33mm)
Pages: 384
Imprint: Melbourne University Press
Publisher: Melbourne University Press
Publish Date: 1-Nov-2008
Country of Publication: Australia

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Author Biography - Jenny Hocking

Jenny Hocking is Head of the School of Journalism, Australian Indigenous Studies at Monash University. She is the author of two major political biographies, Lionel Murphy- A Political Biography, shortlisted in the South Australian Festival Awards for Literature- National Non-Fiction Awards, and Frank Hardy- Politics Literature Life, shortlisted in the NSW Premier's History Awards. Jenny has also written extensively on counter-terrorism and democracy, most recently in Terror Laws- ASIO, Counter-terrorism and the Threat to Democracy.

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